Lee Day Scholarship Winners Announced

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
From left, Director of Admissions Andrea Patrick, Brandon Wall, Jonathan Wooten,  Alyssa Durham, Lorianne Belga, Anna McBride, Samuel Wright, Cameron Luna, Rebecca Offutt and Assistant Director of Admissions Casey Dean.
From left, Director of Admissions Andrea Patrick, Brandon Wall, Jonathan Wooten, Alyssa Durham, Lorianne Belga, Anna McBride, Samuel Wright, Cameron Luna, Rebecca Offutt and Assistant Director of Admissions Casey Dean.
- photo by Mike Wesson

Lee University hosted its annual Lee Day geared towards prospective students and their families. To wrap up the Lee Day events, eight students won scholarships from the annual scholarship drawing.  

The winners are $5,000 winner Rebecca Offutt from Riceville, Tn; $3,000 winners Lorianne Belga from Stockbridge, Ga., Cameron Luna from Thompson’s Station, Tn., Anna McBride from Hot Springs, Az., and Samuel Wright from Huntsville, Al.; $3,000 transfer student winners Alyssa Durham from Cleveland and Jonathan Wooten from Monroe, Va.   

The Sodexo meal plan scholarship winner was Brandon Wall from Mt. Juliet, Tn.



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